Spaghetti Squash

Spaghetti Squash Recipe

Spaghetti Squash is very similar to how you would make traditional Spaghetti. However, this recipe cuts out carb-rich spaghetti noodles and instead substitutes it with the insides of the squash.

This recipe is great for any dinner and will leave you feeling light and satisfied.

Spaghetti Squash

Difficulty: Intermediate
Prep time

5-10

minutes
Cooking time

10

minutes
Baking Time

25-35

Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 Butternut Squash

  • 2-3 Tbsp. Olive Oil

  • 1 lb. Ground Turkey

  • 1 Can Spaghetti Sauce

  • Salt & Pepper

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 400°F.

  • Use a fork and gently poke holes on the outside of the squash.

  • Microwave Squash for 5 minutes.

  • Carefully remove from the microwave and let cool before handling.

  • Cut squash in half length wise (root to stem). Remove seeds with a spoon. Sprinkle salt and pepper on the inside of the squash halves and add olive oil.

  • Lay cut side down on a baking tray. Place in oven for 25-35 minutes until fork tender, but still a little bit firm.

  • While the squash is cooking, heat a saucepan on medium-high heat. Add olive-oil and 1 pound of ground turkey. Season with salt and pepper. 

  • When the ground turkey if fully cooked, add a can of spaghetti sauce to the pan and cook on low heat.

  • Remove from the oven. When cool to the touch, use a fork and scrape the insides, making "noodles".

  • Plate your noodles and meat sauce.

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